Yang Hyun Suk Booked On Suspicions Of Prostitution Mediation
Yang Hyun Suk has been officially booked by the police for suspicions of the mediation of prostitution services.
On July 17, it was reported that the regional investigation unit of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency stated, “After analyzing the statements and data, we have booked him as a suspect and we are beginning an internal investigation.”
Yang Hyun Suk is suspected of acts including mediating sexual services for foreign investors in September of 2014, as well as sending women from an adult entertainment establishment with them on a vacation to Europe in October of that year.
On June 26, Yang Hyun Suk was questioned by police for nine hours as a reference. During questioning, Yang Hyun Suk stated that he had only gone in September 2014 to the gathering to meet a famous producer, and he denied all other suspicions.
MBN reports that the police have now booked Yang Hyun Suk and two people who worked at an adult entertainment establishment on suspicions of mediating prostitution. One of the foreign investors as well as two women from the establishment have also been booked on suspicions of prostitution.
It’s reported that after the police looked at the expense reports of Yang Hyun Suk and a YG staff member from the event in September of 2014, they found evidence of what appeared to be sexual services. In addition, some of the women who went on the trip to Europe together with the investors have given testimony that in effect acknowledges the suspicions.
In June, the YG Entertainment founder stepped down from his position at the agency.